CFDA Fashion Incubator

Sarah Easley has served as a mentor for the CFDA Incubator program since it’s inception in 2012. The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc. (CFDA) is a not-for-profit trade association, founded in 1962, whose membership consists of more than 500 of America’s top designers. The CFDA {Fashion Incubator} is a business development program designed to support the next generation of fashion designers in New York City.

The mission is to help grow and sustain the businesses of the 10 participating brands over the course of the two year program. The CFDA {Fashion Incubator} will provide a creative professional environment to foster promising fashion talent, and help selected designers grow and sustain their businesses. The program allows participants to reach their full potential and become an integral part of the New York Fashion community.

Easley provides strategic business advice and creative direction for Incubator brands including Prabal Garung, House of Waris, Misha Nonoo, Katie Ermelio, K/LLER and Yestadt Milinery.